For a fast-paced FPS, Valley – from indie devs Blue Isle Studios – is one of the most soothing adventures you’re ever likely to play. It’s a far cry from the studio’s last game, Slender: The Arrival, as Valley has you scouring a strange location deep in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains; a world filled with adorable forest sprites, a WWII military presence, and a focus on the symbiotic nature of mankind and the Earth. Let’s deal with a major negative before we look at what’s great about the game: Valley kicks its story off with some of the ... Read More »
LEGO Dimensions will include 14 different levels within the main game, Warner Bros. Interactive announced yesterday. The game, which is merging together various IP's with physical brick building in a similar vein to Skylanders, will give players the opportunity to stomp around in beloved universes from The Simpsons to Doctor Who, Back To The Future to Portal. Most of these universes will be available in the Starter Pack, allowing players to explore with whichever characters, vehicles and gadgets they wish from the Starter Pack. For more, you'll need to provide the extra cash for the "Fun Packs", "Team Packs" and "Level Packs" that will also be on offer when the ... Read More »
Mind-bending pinball gameplay Up for review today is the 'Portal' pinball table, the new addition to the epic Zen Studios ‘Pinball FX2′. This really has been a joy to play this table, fans of both 'Portal' and pinball will find things to love when playing. From the off, the table has a very clean look to it with ramps and bumpers placed very well. Launch the ball from the computer screen and aim for the portal for the skill shot, it can be in three locations so use the power correctly. The main ramp is to the left which is the ... Read More »
Two giants team up to create an epic table The result of an epic pinball collaboration between Valve and Zen Studios, Portal Pinball is launching next week. To celebrate this momentous launch, a brand new trailer has been released showcasing some of the ins and outs of what promises to be an engagingly mind-bending pinball experience. Team up with Chell, Wheatley and GLaDOS in the pinball adaptation of Portal. Check out the trailer for what we can expect: Guide Chell and Wheatley through test chambers by navigating portals, using aerial faith plates, defeating turrets and facing other obstacles and battling ... Read More »
Last week it was rumoured that Portal would be a playable set in Lego Dimensions. This week that's confirmed by Lego releasing building instructions for the Dimension Level Pack: Back To The Future, which also features images for other Dimension packs yet to be officially revealed including Jurassic World, Scooby Doo, Portal 2, Doctor Who, and The Simpsons. So, what's included in some of these packs? Jurassic World's Team Pack - based on the upcoming film of the same title - includes a velociraptor, Chris Pratt's character, a security guard, and what could be a miniature vehicle; Scooby Doo's Team Pack features ... Read More »
The odds aren't a million to one with generous rounding, as a recent Walmart listing - now taken down from the site but accessible via a cached image - gives a listing for a Portal Level Dimensions Pack. Listings for The Simpsons, Jurassic Park and Scooby Doo have also appeared over the past few days, with the cached images available courtesy of Brick Inquirer. While Valve - the creators of Portal - and Lego have never teamed up before, the idea of a Lego version of Portal isn't something new: a submission to Lego Ideas saw the required 10,000 supporters to put the ... Read More »
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